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a painting of an Indian woman wearing an orange sari

Akash Bhatt's tender study of his mother scoops The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

First Prize in The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition and £10,000 goes to Akash Bhatt's tender study of his mother.

A photo of artist Francesca Simon standing next to a painting of black and white squares inside an art gallery

Artist's Statement: Francesca Simon on the clarity of age and the beauty of the North York Moors

Francesca Simon, who graduated from Central St Martins in 2010, on succeeding in the art world at the age of 62 and the pull of the North York Moors.

A photo of a man in a suit smirking in a wall painting as part of the Banksy theme park Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare

Graffiti, trucks, refugees and David Shrigley: Pictures from Banksy's Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare

Photos from inside Dismaland, Britain's first bemusement park, as it opens for its first full week in rainy Weston-super-Mare.

A photo of a large gallery space in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery showcasing works by Andy Warhol and William Morris

Love is Enough: William Morris and Andy Warhol meet in Birmingham thanks to Jeremy Deller

Pitting bright and colourful masterpieces by Warhol against huge, rare tapestries by Morris, the spectacular Love is Enough is in its final month at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

An image of a cartoon of Tintin from the cartoon strip with his dog Snowy

Somerset House announces TINTIN: Hergé's Masterpiece exhibition on much-loved cartoon

Somerset House says it will channel some of Tintin creator Hergé’s adoration of architecture and design when it opens a major exhibition on the cartoon in November.

A photo of a male curator, Darren Pih, looking at a painting of Marilyn Monroe on the gallery wall of Tate Liverpool

Curator's Choice: A pop art depiction of Marilyn Monroe with a hidden inscription at Tate Liverpool

Curators at Tate Liverpool noticed the address of artist Pauline Boty's Notting Hill flat on the reverse of her painting of Marilyn Manson - a home she shared with Peter Blake and Derek Boshie.

A photo of two people sitting in a Wheel House by the sea as part of Ramsbottom Festival 2015

Ten festivals to be surprised by art at this summer

From Camp Bestival to Cumbria's Lakes International Comic Art Festival, here are ten festivals to find great art at between now and October.

Body artist Carolyn Roper paints models at St Pancras Station for International Tiger Day

World Body Painting Champion and models make live art at St Pancras for International Tiger Day

St Pancras International station and Save Wild Tigers joined forces today to host a live art exhibit by double World Body Art Champion Carolyn Roper.

Mark Hearld in the Lumber Room

York Art Gallery review: Yorkshire charm, reactionary pieces and breathtaking art

Angelika Rusbridge takes a look at York Art Gallery - featuring a peerless ceramics collection at the centre of an £8 million refurbishment.

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